Kia Motors to Recall 342,000 to Correct Steering Defect Previously Recalled

Kia Motors has announced a recall of 342,000 vehicles to repair the same steering defect as in a previous recall. The first repairs made on for the steering problem was insufficient. The vehicles affected by the recall are certain 2014 to 2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles.  The problem stems from a pinion plug that was not properly secured in … Read More

General Motors to Pay $120 million Settlement After Failing to Disclose Faulty Ignition Switches

LOS ANGELES, California (Oct. 19, 2017) — General Motors was ordered to pay $120 million by a Los Angeles judge today after the automaker was found guilty of concealing safety issues for its defective ignition switches, according to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Several different GM vehicles were plagued with problems involving unintended key-rotation and/or ignition-switch related issues. Specifically, these defective … Read More

Mercedes-Benz Recalls One Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbag Wiring

Roughly one million vehicles have been recalled by Mercedes-Benz for a faulty wiring problem that could  spontaneously cause the driver’s side airbags to deploy. About half or 500,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs with this problem are located here in the United States.  While there are no fatalities stemming from this recall, there have been a handful of minor injuries such … Read More

Cadillac Escalade Luxury SUVs Don’t Live Up to Reputation Lemon Law Attorney Says

Reality Check: Cadillac Escalade Disappoints Many Owners The iconic Cadillac Escalade may be a top choice of Hollywood celebrities, rappers and rich soccer moms, but regular folks who own the late-model Cadillac Escalade SUVs say their $73,000 to $100,000 luxury SUV is not living up to expectations — nor its high-end price tag. Indeed, the gas-guzzling SUV is ubiquitous among the … Read More

Mitsubishi Recalls 66,000 Lancer Vehicles for Same Airbag Problem

Mitsubishi Motors North America has recalled the same 66,000 vehicles after it was discovered that they fixed the defective airbags with the same faulty parts. The vehicles recalled are the 2004 to 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution and the 2004 Lancer Sportback.  The problem stemmed from faulty airbag inflators that were initially recalled in 2016, but were replaced with … Read More